The first table below looks at the demand for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 23 24 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 26 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.16% 6.09% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.30% 17.24% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 10
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £80,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 174 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.48% 35.29% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86 138 123
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Firewall
South East

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 39 (69.64%) Windows
2 33 (58.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (57.14%) VMware
4 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
5 26 (46.43%) DNS
5 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
5 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
5 26 (46.43%) VLAN
6 25 (44.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (39.29%) Juniper
8 21 (37.50%) Wireless
8 21 (37.50%) CheckPoint
8 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (35.71%) Citrix
9 20 (35.71%) DHCP
9 20 (35.71%) Linux
10 19 (33.93%) Cisco
10 19 (33.93%) XenApp
11 16 (28.57%) XenDesktop
11 16 (28.57%) Veeam
11 16 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (28.57%) WatchGuard
12 15 (26.79%) VPN
13 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
14 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (21.43%) Perl
15 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
15 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 25 (44.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (17.86%) Apache
5 7 (12.50%) IIS
6 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
6 4 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
7 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.79%) CMS
8 1 (1.79%) Confluence
8 1 (1.79%) Node.js
8 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
1 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.14%) Heroku
1 4 (7.14%) Engine Yard
2 1 (1.79%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 26 (46.43%) DNS
1 26 (46.43%) VLAN
2 21 (37.50%) Wireless
3 20 (35.71%) DHCP
4 15 (26.79%) VPN
5 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
6 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (10.71%) MPLS
7 6 (10.71%) SAN
8 5 (8.93%) LAN
8 5 (8.93%) IPsec
8 5 (8.93%) OSPF
9 4 (7.14%) HSRP
9 4 (7.14%) Wireshark
9 4 (7.14%) Internet
9 4 (7.14%) BGP
9 4 (7.14%) VRRP
10 3 (5.36%) HTTP
10 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
10 3 (5.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Subversion
2 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.79%) FishEye
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Administrator
3 7 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Linux Support
7 2 (3.57%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Security Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Network Support
7 2 (3.57%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 4 (7.14%) MCollective
3 3 (5.36%) Middleware
4 2 (3.57%) J2EE
5 1 (1.79%) HTML
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Clustering
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.14%) Device Driver
4 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (69.64%) Windows
2 33 (58.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (35.71%) Linux
4 11 (19.64%) CentOS
5 6 (10.71%) UNIX
6 5 (8.93%) Ubuntu
7 4 (7.14%) Debian
7 4 (7.14%) Solaris
8 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 8 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (5.36%) Migration
2 3 (5.36%) Information Management
2 3 (5.36%) Network Design
2 3 (5.36%) Release Management
2 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
2 3 (5.36%) High Availability
2 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (5.36%) Change Control
2 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (3.57%) Product Management
4 1 (1.79%) Service Management
4 1 (1.79%) Change Management
4 1 (1.79%) Project Management
4 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (1.79%) Business Development
4 1 (1.79%) Capacity Management
4 1 (1.79%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) Perl
2 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.93%) Ruby
4 4 (7.14%) Korn
4 4 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (19.64%) MCITP
3 10 (17.86%) MCSA
3 10 (17.86%) CCNP
4 7 (12.50%) MCSE
4 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.93%) CCNA
6 3 (5.36%) RHCE
6 3 (5.36%) CCIE
6 3 (5.36%) MCTS
6 3 (5.36%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) CCSP
7 1 (1.79%) CCDA
7 1 (1.79%) CCSA
7 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 21 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (33.93%) XenApp
5 16 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
7 4 (7.14%) Squid
8 2 (3.57%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.79%) NFS
9 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.79%) vSphere
9 1 (1.79%) Postfix
9 1 (1.79%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Nagios
1 9 (16.07%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.93%) Puppet
3 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.14%) Cobbler
5 3 (5.36%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.79%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) VMware
2 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
3 22 (39.29%) Juniper
4 21 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 20 (35.71%) Citrix
6 19 (33.93%) Cisco
7 16 (28.57%) Veeam
7 16 (28.57%) WatchGuard
8 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
9 10 (17.86%) Oracle
10 9 (16.07%) McAfee
11 7 (12.50%) HP
12 6 (10.71%) JBoss
13 4 (7.14%) ProCurve
13 4 (7.14%) NetApp
14 3 (5.36%) Dell
14 3 (5.36%) EMC
14 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
15 2 (3.57%) F5
15 2 (3.57%) Foundry
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: Bonus's
Posted: 11 hours ago
Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Vodafone Group - AMS
Posted: 3 days ago